Czech National Ballet premiere on-line The Sleeping Beauty
The narrative ballet The Sleeping Beauty, choreographed by Marius Petipa, was frst performed in 1890 in St Petersburg. The music was composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Now its adaptation as crafted by the legendary prima ballerina Marcia Haydée is set to become part of the Czech National Ballet’s repertoire, as a remarkable artefact of the classical ballet spiritual legacy.
On-line world premiera of The Czech National Ballet
During 2020/2021 season The Czech National Ballet manages to stimualate creative energy and seeking new artistic impulses. The world online premiere of works by choreographers Douglas Lee and Alejandro Cerrudo ranks among them. We value every moment when we can freely create and thus contribute to the formation of a sensitive and supportive environment…
Onegin at the National Theatre: revival of John Cranko’s famous ballet based on A. S. Pushkin’s novel in verse
The Czech National Ballet is about to reinclude in its repertoire a true gem among narrative dramatic ballets – Onegin. In one of his major works, the globally celebrated choreographer John Cranko brought to perfection his extraordinary art of telling stories through dance. By reviving this masterpiece, the Czech National Ballet has linked up to the trend of staging Cranko’s creations (The Taming of the Shrew, Swan Lake).
The State Opera reopens to the public following a record-short three-year reconstruction
A spectacular gala concert reopens the door to the State Opera following a three-year general reconstruction. Symbolically, on Sunday, 5 January 2020, exactly 132 years since its frst inauguration in 1888, the overture to Richard Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg will be frst performed under the baton of Karl-Heinz steﬀens, Music Director of the State Opera.
This autumn with Jiří Kylián
This autumn, the Czech National Ballet will present extraordinary dance events, celebrating Jiří Kylián’s mastery. On 13 November, the production Kylián – Bridges of Time will for the first time include the choreography Gods and Dogs, which will receive its Czech premiere. What is more, the first three November performances of Kylián – Bridges of Time will feature a very special guest, the Korean National Ballet, who will make their Prague debut.